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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1185456



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireOxfordDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 245364

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BROAD STREET 1. 1485 (South Side) The Old Clarendon Building SP 5106 SE 9/146 12.1.54. I GV 2. RCHM 3. Built 1711-13 in Headington free stone and patched and restored in Clipsham stone in 1909. Hawksmoor received £100 in 1715 to "gratify" him, presumably in his capacity as overseer. The cost of the building was borne by the University from the profits of Lord Clarendon's History of the Rebellion". (For history, see Hiscock's A Christ Church Miscellany (1946), 44-47).

Exeter ColIege, The Old Ashmolean Building, The Sheldonian Theatre and The Old Clarendon Building form a group with The Indian Institute, Catte Street.

Listing NGR: SP5155106473

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Hiscock - Title: A Christ Church Miscellany - Date: 1946 - Page References: 44 47

National Grid Reference: SP 51551 06474


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